Mahā-dhammasamādāna: longer discourse on taking up practices (🤖 12m):
“monks, sentient beings typically have the wish, desire, and hope:
‘Oh, if only unlikable, undesirable, and disagreeable things would
decrease, and likable, desirable, and agreeable things would increase!’
But exactly the opposite happens to them.
What do you take to be the reason for this?”